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The Corcoran Gallery of Art Looks for a New Building and Director

by Corinna Kirsch on August 15, 2012
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After months of speculation, the Corcoran Gallery of Art has gone on the market. It appears, though, that the museum has not made definite plans to sell off its 115-year-old building just yet. In order to quell fears about shopping around for a new location, the museum has begun hosting town hall-style meetings between staff and the public. So far, the debates have provoked even more fears about the museum’s instability.

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The Corcoran Gallery Wants a Real Estate Agent

by Corinna Kirsch on July 5, 2012
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The Corcoran is hiring. According to an internal listing, the museum is soliciting proposals from real estate firms with previous experience in the “disposition of large commercial buildings” to help the “Corcoran with the possible sale of its historic headquarters facility.” It sure looks like the Corcoran is seriously considering selling off its museum, which currently sits on the west side of the White House lawn. In public, the museum denies making a decision one way or the other.

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